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Most bands especially when they are starting out use one of their band mate's houses to practice. It will typically be at the drummers house since that is typically the hardest instrument to move. A little more specifically if they practice at a band mate's house rehearsal will typically be in the garage or basement as that is again typically where someone ...


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In band rehearsal, the mix typically isn't really good anywhere in the room. And it needn't be, because since everybody has their own amp, there's very good spatial separation. Which is almost as useful as frequency separation for making everything audible. To fully exploit this, make sure everybody hears everybody else from a different direction, i.e. place ...


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Rehearsal studios are indeed a luxury. Different people have different circumstances, but the kind of solutions include: Homes / sheds / garages Back rooms/cellars/attics of shops/pubs/etc. School/church/community halls Offices after hours The street Barns/warehouses ... through a variety of legitimate and illegitimate means -- I'm sure there will be ...


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I have heard of some storage locker units that will accept bands renting large units for practice space. Not all are band friendly however.


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You can often hire church halls or that kind of thing very cheaply. It probably depends on your music and looks though - a scary punk band might struggle more than a Christian worship group! But schools, churches, etc are worth approaching.


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I don't know what skint means, but my band rents studio space once a week at $40 (USD) for two hours. Split amongst the three of us.


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Practice hubs are available for a price. Provided the drummer has an electronic kit, they can work well. Everybody plugs in, vox uses a mic, and each player can have his own mix,in a pair of headphones, and deafen himself if he feels the need.I'm guessing that mains voltage is not necessary, so Slim's caravan idea, with a 12v battery would be good. Practice ...



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